Nightscapes: Ira Serkes’ photo show at the French Hotel

Long-time Berkeley resident, Realtor and Berkeleyside contributing photographer Ira Serkes has been going to the French Hotel in the Gourmet Ghetto for years. A few weeks ago Serkes gave Angel, the “super-barrista” who works there, his business card which features a photograph Serkes took of the 2012 supermoon over UC Berkeley, and he inquired if the hotel might be interested in mounting a […]

The Berkeley Wire: 06.26.17

Mental Health Commission agrees on three-year spending plan (Daily Cal) Protester tells of his injury during melee after Urban Shield vote (East Bay Times) “A Good Country,” by Laleh Khadivi is a nuanced novel (NYT) Pacific School of Religion puts campus building up for rent (Daily Cal) Teens arrested in UC Berkeley robbery (East Bay […]

Your last-minute guide to Halloween activities for kids

Courtesy of our friends at the ever-reliable 510 Families, here is a round-up of Halloween activities and outings in the East Bay where Jedi Knights and Cleopatra will be more than welcomed. Decorate a Pumpkin  (Berkeley) Decorate a pumpkin in the Art Studio! Where: Habitot Children’s Museum When: 10/31 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 Montclair Village Halloween […]

The Berkeley Wire: 10.06.16

League of Women Voters holds forum for Rent Stabilization Board candidates (Daily Cal) Oh, those Berkeley racists (Marin Scope) Students highlight housing insecurity with creation of Homeless Student Union (Daily Cal) We don’t eat our dogs in Berkeley (Berkeley Reporter) Complaint filed on behalf of student kicked off plane for speaking Arabic (KTVU) Do you […]